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  1. bottlebuddy

    Any info on old bottle

    Hey Kheidecker, welcome to the Forum. That looks to me like it may very well be a three piece mold bottle, (from what I can see of it) but it is definitely what is known as "Black Glass" which appears black until held up to light then shows to be a dark olive as you have noticed. More than...
  2. bottlebuddy

    Just Started Digging

    Ditto! Agree, ammonia bottle, early 20th century.
  3. bottlebuddy

    Cleaning gunk from the river

    Try putting water & efferdent (denture cleaner) inside the bottles & let them soak for a day or so. I have used this method many times & it has worked well on getting sticky substances & other residue out, along with scrubbing with a wire bottle brush, but let them soak before scrubbing.
  4. bottlebuddy

    "Bambergers" Pint!

    Thanx surfaceone, no i do not have a Hahne, sorry to say. But i do however have these two little honeys, among a few other pints. Although these two are not as old as the Bamberger or some of my others, i still like them and thier color.
  5. bottlebuddy

    "Bambergers" Pint!

    Try'n out this new image posting system, maybe a better look at the ground mouth.
  6. bottlebuddy

    "Bambergers" Pint!

    Hi Folks,Wanted to share some pics of one of my favorite pints in my collection, luv them little buggers!
  7. bottlebuddy

    Uncomon color for a Standard waxsealer.

    Thanx deenodean, I have some other sweeeet jars that I will share pics of here on the forum real soon!
  8. bottlebuddy

    Uncomon color for a Standard waxsealer.

    Here's a shot of the fine condition of the groove ring.
  9. bottlebuddy

    Uncomon color for a Standard waxsealer.

    Hi folks, I just wanted to share this beauty that I've aquired for my collection. Not real comon in the Ball Blue color, I really like theese old waxsealers!
  10. bottlebuddy

    Pricing on Amazon

    Same here, when I ordered mine I was on the phone with Doug & we talked for a while. He told me if I ever wanted to call & just talk jars, call anytime. He signed my book too. A real cool guy. Buy direct from Doug, By mail. phone or website, $40.00 postage paid! That's the sure way to go.
  11. bottlebuddy


    Hi kelsbree, welcome to our forum. By the looks of your pics those look like half pints to me.
  12. bottlebuddy

    What do I look for to know the value?

    Hi Heidi, welcome to our forum. To find out what jars you have & thier value, get Red Book No.10 The Collector's Guide to Old Fruit Jars. By Douglas M. Leybourne, Jr. It is the book that most antique fruit jar collectors use as a guide to identify & find value for our fruit jars. It is very...
  13. bottlebuddy

    what color would you call this??

    Hi creeper 71, From what I can tell from your pics, your jar is aqua-marine color {bluish-green} which is a fairly comon color for the Mason Patent 1858 jars, hope this helps & thanks for shareing.
  14. bottlebuddy

    Ravinna Air-Tight fruit jar

    Verry cool Jar! Thank's for shareing. I'm droool'n.
  15. bottlebuddy

    SCA jars

    ajohn, those are some really cool jars, I have a couple of them in my collection myself. I find the SCA jars to be some of my favorites. I live in Illinois now for the past 20 years, but I come from California! Thanx for sharing.
  16. bottlebuddy

    Lightning Color Question

    Hi Baydog51, That shade of blue looks like sky blue to me.
  17. bottlebuddy

    Rare wall find??

    Hi bbpropfan & welcome back to the forum, what I can tell you about your bottle is first of all it is a wine bottle made around the mid to late 1880's, it is a blown in mold bottle with an applied top. The base of the bottle is known as a push-up or kick-up base, this was done to the bottles...

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